Please join us Wednesday, October 27 at 7:00 p.m. EST for our monthly speaker series. This month we’ll hear from Allison Rand, an Instructional Design Librarian and subject liaison to the School of Communications at Illinois State University.
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The University of Nevada, Reno seeks a collaborative and user-centered Business Librarian. This is a full-time, tenure track faculty position. Reporting to the Director of Research and Instructional Services, the ideal candidate will serve as liaison librarian to the College of Business, as well as the Department of Criminal Justice and the Judicial Studies program. This librarian will provide research assistance in areas such as accounting, business administration, criminal justice, economics, entrepreneurship, finance, information systems, marketing, and management. This position is part of the Libraries’ liaison librarian program that emphasizes engaging information literacy instruction, in-depth research support for both faculty and students, and active engagement in campus outreach activities to promote the Libraries and build partnerships. The Libraries value excellent oral and written communication skills, a strong service orientation, a willingness to experiment with new methods and technologies, an openness to change and a collaborative approach to meeting user needs. This faculty position requires scholarly activity and publication, and service on professional and university committees.
Provide in-depth research consultations regarding specialized business resources, such as those involving investment and financial data, company and industry information, market research, and economic indicators.
Design and conduct curriculum-integrated instructional sessions in the liaison areas both in person and online, create and maintain LibGuides, and create effective online instructional materials such as LMS modules and online tutorials.
Proactively collaborate with faculty to meet teaching and research objectives, and support interdisciplinary initiatives across academic units that require expertise in business research.
Oversee library collections in the liaison areas, respond to faculty and student requests for library materials, and collaborate with other library departments on collections-related issues.
Maintain familiarity with recent trends in scholarly communications related to the liaison areas, and answer basic questions regarding these issues, such as those concerning copyright and journal publication.
Work effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse communities and cultures.
Participate in and extend the Research and Instructional Services Department’s outreach, assessment, and instructional initiatives, including research help services.
ALA-accredited MLS or equivalent
Two (2) years of experience in a library or instruction setting or an advanced degree in one of the liaison areas
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in library services
Background in and/or familiarity with sources, issues, and trends in business research
Experience collaborating with faculty in a liaison librarian capacity
Experience planning and delivering innovative library services and/or information literacy instruction
Experience with tools that support online learning such as LibGuides and Canvas
Compensation and Benefits
Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience; minimum starting salary will be $60,100.
Competitive benefits package includes 24 vacation days per year and tuition benefits for self and family. No state income tax.
More information about the University Libraries and expectations related to faculty rank and tenure can be found in the Bylaws of the University Libraries at UNR.
The total compensation package includes a negotiable competitive salary, moving allowance (if applicable), a rich retirement plan, health insurance options that include dental and vision, life insurance, long-term disability, along with many other benefits. Additionally, there is a grant-in-aid educational benefit for faculty and dependents. For more information, please visit: UNR Benefits
Faculty Dual Career Assistance Program
The University of Nevada, Reno recognizes the importance of addressing dual-career couples’ professional needs. We offer a dual career assistance program to newly hired faculty spouses/partners that provides resources and assists them to identify career opportunities in Northern Nevada. Dual Career Program
About the University Libraries
The University Libraries has been a cornerstone of the University since it was founded in 1874. Today it encompasses a blend of cutting-edge research facilities and services, including the state of the art Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center (main library), Special Collections and University Archives, DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library, Jon Bilbao Basque Library, and @One Digital Media and Technology Center. The University Libraries fulfills its mission to further intellectual inquiry and innovation; partner with students and faculty in the creation of new knowledge; and foster excellence in education through providing access to scholarly resources, active learning environments, cutting-edge technology, and knowledgeable assistance, all with an underlying core focus on diversity and inclusion.
Reference & Instruction Librarian I
We are looking for a Librarian I to join our Reference & Information Library Services (RILS) team! We regularly staff the reference desk and provide reference support for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff, and public patrons. We teach information literacy and research skills to undergraduate and graduate students, meet with students one-on-one in research appointments, and collaborate with faculty to offer in-class instruction sessions.
Reference & Instruction Librarian II
We are looking for a Librarian II to join our Reference & Information Library Services (RILS) team who can serve as a business subject specialist. Despite the “Required Experience” of collection development in business, we can and will train if a candidate has collection development (in any subject) experience. Candidates who are bilingual English-Spanish are preferred, as we have many Spanish-speaking students (and a campus in Puerto Rico).
The pay is 11.25/hr, and it is fully remote, but the student must live in Indiana.
About the Job:
This position will serve as a Library Services Seasonal Worker for the Multimodal Division of the Indiana Department of Transportation. The seasonal worker will be responsible for a variety of division projects and support. The objective of the position is to provide a valuable learning experience, as well as to assist the agency in completing their assignments and responsibilities. The successful applicant will report to Venetta Keefe.
A Day in the Life:
- Seeking a second year Technical Services or Archival Management library science student to complete an information service project for the Rail Service (RPO) Department. The selected candidate will create a cataloguing system for rail documents including Passenger Rail, Reference Materials, Code Administration and Grants. There are more than 4,000 documents in this cataloging project.
- The Rail Programs office is the regulatory department for the rail industry in the state, and as such has a statutory responsibility to maintain certain documents and records.
- Project can be used as a practicum or capstone project and is eligible for academic credit as LIS 606
What You’ll Need for Success:
- Working towards a master’s degree in Library and Information Sciences with a Technical Services, Archives Management or related specialization
- Relevant work experience preferred
- Basic knowledge of the mission and role of INDOT (provided)
- Basic understanding of state policies, procedures, rules, and regulations
- Knowledge of state government structure, administrative procedures, and the legislative process
- Ability to research, draft, and edit data and reports.
- Analytical skills
LSU Libraries is seeking a qualified candidate as our Kinesiology, Social Work, and Health Sciences Librarian. At the rank of Assistant Librarian, this position reports to the Head of Research & Instruction Services. The incumbent is responsible for research and instruction services, including library instruction, research consultations, and liaison work with the Schools of Kinesiology and Social Work in the College of Human Sciences & Education. The position is also responsible for general library instruction and consultations, meeting the qualifications for tenure and promotion, and other duties as assigned.
Job responsibilities include:
70% Serves as selector and subject specialist liaison for the Schools of Kinesiology and Social Work within the College of Human Sciences & Education. Provides outreach, instruction, and specialized research services to faculty and students in those disciplines. Develops discipline-specific web pages and other internet-based materials, such as tutorials and subject, topic, and course guides. Works with faculty in their assigned schools to embed information literacy in the curriculum. Builds department and campus partnerships. Advocates for the use of library services and resources. Supports academic program review and accreditations. Works to increase awareness among faculty and graduate students about issues surrounding scholarly communication, including open access and research impact metrics.
10% Performs general reference and information services, including instruction for general library instruction sessions and general research consultations.
15% Works to meet promotion and tenure requirements for research and service
5% Other duties as assigned.
MLIS or equivalent Master’s degree from an ALA accredited institution.
Experience providing library instruction/liaison services in an academic library.
Bachelor’s, master’s degree or other advanced work in social work or kinesiology.
Experience providing support for evidence synthesis, such as systematic and scoping reviews; Experience providing research and/or instruction services in kinesiology or social work in an academic library. Experience with the LibGuides platform. Library service or publication indicative of potential to meet tenure requirements.
Additional Job Description:
Required attachments: cover letter, resume/C.V., three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application, however, original transcripts are required prior to hire.
LSU requires the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty, and staff or mandatory monthly testing. New employees must either submit proof of vaccination within three (3) days of their official start date, otherwise be entered into the mandatory monthly testing protocol beginning in November 2021.
October 13, 2021
Closing Date (Open Until Filled if No Date Specified):
Additional Position Information:
Background Check – An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits – LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!